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Development of Real-Time Condition Check Systems for Racing Cars Using WCDMA

  • Min-Seop Song
  • Sung-Hyun Baek
  • Jong-Wook Jang
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 235)

Abstract

As wireless mobile network services have been widely used these days, the development technology of WCDMA and their applications are gradually expanded, and thus there is a trend that a lot of IT fusion industries are emerging. In this study, a system was developed that utilize the OBD-II communication to import vehicle information and transfer data to an external server for other external devices to be able to real-time check the condition of a racing cars. A real-time condition check system for racing cars was implemented that reads information from the a variety of sensors inside the vehicle using the OBD-II scanner, converts the data for users to see easily, and transfers the data to external data server using a WCDMA module. An ordinary vehicle and a racing car driving at high-speed on the actual circuit were used for the performance test of the developed system; generated data were transmitted through the OBD-II scanner; it was confirmed that data were received without error and loss by the racing car state check system. In addition, it was also confirmed that the same data, as were transmitted to an external server using WCDMA, were sent and received normally. In the future, this technology will increase as part of a new automotive IT research fields.

Keywords

Mobile networks OBD-II Racing car Cortex-M3 WCDMA GPS G-sensor M2M 3G 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research was financially supported by the Ministry of Education, Science Technology (MEST) and National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) through the Human Resource Training Project for Regional Innovation.

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer EngineeringDong-Eui UniversityBusanRepublic of Korea

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